Remember that conditions in the mountain can be very extreme and can change rapidly. You must be prepared for the worst.
All our gear is of an appropriate quality for the recreational skier/boarder. To help you have a safe and enjoyable ski trip.
Need at least 3 pairs for the week.
Only wear one layer long sock with no ribbing.
The secret of staying comfortable is to wear several thin
layers. Wear polyester, avoid wool and nylon.
Under salopettes wear leggings NOT track suit bottoms.
Do not mix cotton and polyester.
2 layers under jacket
Thermal BASE Layer
Microfleece TOP Layer
THERMAL LINING GLOVES
For added warmth.
GLOVES OR MITTS
Windproof, breathable, snowproof, warm and with palm
patch. Mitts are warmer. Boarders look for wrist
protection. WEAR AT ALL TIMES.
To cover lower face and add exta layer around neck.
Must have UV400 lenses.
- Goggles for bad weather
- Glasses for good weather
- If only one? GOGGLES
You can be as silly as you want in style but it must cover
your ears and be tight enough to stay on while skiing.
ALWAYS take it with you even if you ski with a helmet
a hat is good for travelling or an evening out.
Windproof, breathable, snowproof and warm. Fits with room for layers underneath.
Windproof, breathable, snowproof warm and not too tight.
SUN CREAM AND LIP BALM
It is very drying in the mountains and the UV is strong.
ALWAYS have IT with you and use frequently.
Added protection, now law in some countries or it is school policy. Include a Novelty Helmet Cover to stand out in the crowd.
Nice to have
APRES SKI BOOTS
Depends on resort and activities so check with staff. You will need footwear with good grip.
BUM BAG/SMALL RUCKSACK
Better than stuffing your pockets full.
Especially in N.America, high resorts and early season.
To keep the gap between jacket and glove warm.
NECK RING, A NEDY OR A SKUFF/NINJA
- Neck Ring: to cover lower face and add extra layer around neck.
- Nedy: can be worn as neck ring or exta layer between the helmet and your head, not a bad idea if hiring a helmet.
- Skuff/Ninja: combination of above neck and head in one!
Elasticated wrist strap glove saver. Fits most gloves without sewing. We have all dropped our gloves!!
For the odd times when you just canâ€™t warm up.
Keeps skis together for easier carrying and for identifying skis.
Makes carrying boots easier. Also for identification.
FLOTTLE – foldaway bottle to keep hydrated.
PHONE BUNGEE – never drop your phone off a chair lift or in deep snow again!
WHEELED TRAVEL BAG
Perfect size for a weeks trip travelling by coach or plane.